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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


Oil-Drilling Suppliers Explore Securitization

Several companies that lease offshore drilling equipment to oil and gas producers are taking a hard look at securitization.

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Redwood Courting Fix-and-Flip Originator

Redwood Trust is attempting to buy an originator of fix-and-flip loans, with an eye toward funding the business through securitization.

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Rating-Agency Holdup Stalls PMI Offerings

Morningstar’s purchase of DBRS has immobilized efforts by private mortgage insurers to issue risk-transfer bonds.

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Lender Maps Asset-Backed Bond Program

Education lender Climb Credit is eyeing securitization as a funding source.

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Fitch Eyes Ethics Component in Bond Ratings

Fitch is working on a plan that could result in the first structured-product ratings to incorporate so-called ESG principles.

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REIT Stock Sales Fuel Securitization Efforts

With their stock prices on the rise and interest rates low, mortgage REITs are issuing new shares to support their securitization activities.

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Downgrade Weighs on Guggenheim Conduit

Industry participants are questioning the future of a Guggenheim commercial-paper conduit.

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Non-QM Prepayments Turning Off Buysiders

Bond buyers are losing patience with high prepayment levels among securitized home loans that don’t meet the Consumer Financial Protection...

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Mortgage Pros Map Lobbying Campaign

In a bid to stimulate issuance of publicly offered mortgage securitizations, industry professionals are preparing to lobby the SEC to amend Regulation...

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Westinghouse Mulling Nuclear-Power Deal

Westinghouse Electric is exploring securitization.

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Credit Agricole's Pilcer Calls End to Career

Industry veteran Sam Pilcer is retiring.

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Issuers Set to Unleash Flood of New Deals

Get ready for a deluge of asset- and mortgage-backed bond offerings.

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